A Concise Guide to Continuity of Care in MidwiferyA Concise Guide to Continuity of Care in Midwifery



This book is a vital companion to students and qualified midwives as continuity of care is integrated into midwifery education and services.

Author: Ellen Kitson-Reynolds

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000418071

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Continuity of care in midwifery – the most traditional way of practising – has been overlooked for much of the last century but is re-emerging as an evidence-based model of care, one which is known to benefit women. This book is a vital companion to students and qualified midwives as continuity of care is integrated into midwifery education and services. A practical, easy-to-read guide to practising caseload midwifery, this book outlines the contemporary political and professional context for midwifery care, different models of care, and the evidence and outcomes associated with continuity of carer. It discusses the real-life concerns, challenges and opportunities of working closely with women throughout their pregnancy and birth, covering key issues such as risk assessment, consent, boundaries, time management, documentation, communication, burnout and decision-making. Supporting the development of midwives from students to newly qualified professionals and beyond, it ends with a chapter containing a range of resources for reference, including helpful tools and worksheets. Including vignettes from students, qualified midwives, and women and their partners, this book is designed for anyone new to practising midwifery continuity of care.

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Chapters cover the historical development of obstetrics ; professional nurse and lay midwifery ; the relationship ... A brief guide to locating social science references is provided , as is a discussion of ethics in social science ...

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